Ref. 63321

Fostering Social Worker

  • Location: Worcester, England
  • Salary: £33.3 - £33.3 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is working with Worcestershire Children First to recruit a Senior Social Worker for their Fostering Team within the Kinship Service.

£33.30 per hour

County Hall WR5 2NP

Initial 3 month contract

SWE Registered Social Worker

We are seeking an Experienced Social Worker to join the Fostering and Kinship Service. Welcome to Worcestershire Children First and Worcestershire Children First Fostering (WCFF)! This is an exciting time to join WCFF, who have recently rated Good overall by Ofsted! Our vision is for Worcestershire to be a wonderful place for all children and young people to grow up, and our mission is to Support children and young people to be happy, healthy, and safe. We will do this by keeping children and young people at the heart of everything we do, supporting and empowering parents to care for their own children well, valuing education as the best start in life for all children, and acting in a professional and timely way to protect children from harm. Worcestershire Children’s First (WCF) is an independent not for profit company which is wholly owned by Worcestershire County Council (WCC). Worcestershire Children First Fostering Agency (WCFF) sits within the company as an Independent Fostering Agency (IFA). WCFF offers placements for children who are looked after by WCF on behalf of the Local Authority, WCC. WCFF provides fostering placements including family and friends foster placements for looked after children and young people which safeguard and promote their welfare and enhances their life chances. In our recent inspection Ofsted Inspectors said that the overall experiences of children and young people are “Good” and the level at which they are helped and protected were also “Good”, and that leadership has been effective and has led to the improvement. In order to be considered for this post, the following criteria is essential: – A professional qualification in social work – Current Social Work England registration – Post qualifying experience in Children and Families work – Proven experience of completing connected person (kinship) assessments and reports to a high standard – Good knowledge of the fostering regulations and minimum standards This is an exciting opportunity to join our Fostering and Kinship Service to become part of a cohesive and supportive team. You will be assessing and supervising Foster Carers and undertaking Viability, Private Fostering and Special Guardianship Assessments for court submission.

Applicant Requirements:


      Degree approved by the SWE Registration

Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK. Preferably with Fostering experience.

Compliance: Up to date Passport and DBS.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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